All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1429398 (stock #RD0103)
L'Asie Exotique
$750.00
A Distressed Antique Senneh Runner, Northwest Persia. A fine wool pile in Turkish knot on a wool foundation. The design of a double boteh repeat pattern on a dark blue field.The rows of boteh alternate by the direction of the “tails”. The major border of a leaf and blossom design on a white field flanked by the minor borders in a double lozenge and cross design on a brick red field...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1402719
This Mennonite quilt from Lancaster, Pennsylvania takes the traditional Oakleaf pattern to an entirely new level. The five Oakleaf blocks alternate with diamond blocks that create a continuous overall pattern when seen from afar. Double sawtooth borders create the effect of the Tree Everlasting pattern. The quilt is in excellent; unwashed condition. It is well quilted with wreaths in the green blocks and cable patterning in the wide green border...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #668365
Very fine Straight Furrows Log Cabin Doll quilt from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Wonderful scale; machine quilted. Interesting construction of border with one strip of the dark fabric used as a straight border and a wider one with a ruffle. Green areas consist of 7 different calico prints; pink is one calico and one solid. Mended area on outer border about the size of a quarter is shown in thumbnail photo. Crudely repaired but could be re-done by one with nimble fingers...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #599269
The name Thousand Pyramids does not come close to the actual number of pieces in this quilt. It consists of 8640 well pieced trangles. Unwashed condition. Inked initials; Kempton, Pennsylvania origin (Berks County). Circa 1870. Measures 82" x 89".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1920 item #819346
Richly colored Amish One Patch quilt from Greene County, Pennsylvania. Seems to have been made by someone without tremendous financial resources but with a great color sense. Some of the blocks are pieced together with several pieces of the same materials. Front is wool; backing is cotton flannel. Measures 74" square; circa 1920.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1370096
This Feathered Stars quilt is exquisitely made in every way. It is tightly pieced with small triangles to the stars as well as the triple border. Placement of the stars creates wonderful positive/negative images with the off blocks. Floral medallions are quilted in the square off blocks. The diamond shaped blocks are quilted with a variety of floral; fylfot and heart patterns. The quilt is in pristine condition...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1113732
This unusual quilt is intended to be completely reversible. One side is a One Patch and the reverse is Wild Geese(aka Birds in the Air). While the quilt was made in the late 19th century, the Wild Geese incorporates some fabrics from the mid century. It is especially interesting to find elegant glazed chintz in three of the blocks of this otherwise country quilt...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #736813
Pristine condition Economy Patch Crib Quilt. Diagonal grid gives the piece a lots of movement. Because it is square in size, It would be especially effective if displayed on point. Nice variety of fabrics with an especially unusual one used for the border. Measures 41" square; circa 1890. Pennsylvania origin.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #920165
Streak of Lightning Crib Quilt in pink and green calico so popular in late 19th century Pennsylvania. Colors have softened some with washing. Front is in very good condition; some breaks in the wonderful printed paisley backing visible in last thumbnail photo. Measures 35" x 40"; circa 1870. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1910 item #349471
Straight Furrows Log Cabin pattern with two unusual features: the center of each log is divided on the diagonal adding intensity to the furrows; and the color scheme is out of the ordinary. The blacks and grays are not often seen in such predominance with the other colors chosen for this quilt. Unwashed condition; flawless with the exception of two small, old and well done patches on the border that are visible in the last thumbnail photo. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1910. Measures 74" square.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #398109
Tremendously unusual arrangement for a Hole in the Barn Door quilt. Dramatic diagonal grid makes it different from other renditions of this pattern. Excellent condition. Circa 1890; York County, Pennsylvania. Measures 73" x 74".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #67181
Dramatic quilt comprised of a wonderful combination of star patterns, surrounded by a sawtooth frame. Circa 1880; Missouri origin. Measurements are 80" square.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1036740 (stock #8102156TB)
"Roman Cross", a pieced quilt, this is a remarkable example of a relatively early quilt, circa 1860-1880, the fabrics are documented classics of the period and remain strong and vibrant. There is one tiny professional repair and very minor muting of the fabric along the binding. The stitching is entirely by hand at seven stitches per inch and includes diagonal, parallel line quilting, thin batting. A very special find, professionally washed and ready for use or display. 90"x80"...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #572338
Eye dazzling Streak of Lightning wool hooked rug. Rich, jewel colors; wonderful small scale to the design. Excellent condition; measures 33" x 53".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1329297
This finely made Carolina Lily quilt is enhanced by the solid and sawtooth frames. The wide white border is an excellent showcase for the quilted feather with stars; leaves and flowers. The off blocks within the quilt alternate star and flower patterns similar to those in the border. It is interesting that rather than all of the flowers facing each other, the bottom row faces up giving a more graceful appearance to the entire composition. The quilt measures 91" x 98", ample for a king size bed...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1086344 (stock #JEFCA)
Beautiful antique beaded child’s cap with green silk lining, possibly Turkish. The abstract beadwork motifs are bright; the edging is couched in metallic thread. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1910 item #647073 (stock #2729)
Antique Kurdish bagface or front, circa 1900, measuring 22" by 26", natural dyes, in good condition (full pile, good shiny wool, very saturated dyes, beautiful gold border, with small damage to one of the selvedges and bluish discoloration to some of the wool warps probably from outside source of unknown origin).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #1041059 (stock #P3293VE)
What a superb little early 19th century purse. It features fish scales and gold metallic thread embroidered on red velvet. The fish scales form the flowers and leaves of the design – the flowers have gold beads at their centers. Pretty scalloped gilt frame; white silk lining; gold bead looped edging. Good condition; there is some disintegration to scales. Measures 4” by 3 1/2”.